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2872 East 3400 North
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Brought to me in pieces, had been started in Missouri, very rusty
Poorly installed patch
Rust thru the header panel
Rust above the doors
Rust inide and out
replacing with an Idaho cab, very little rust, one cab corner.
Saving a fortune in repairs
Hood looks good
Block sanding shows the dents
Rust holes in bottom of fender
Rust holes above the headlight.
Edge had 1/4 inch of filler
Time to remove the ugly
Uglier under the patch
Formed 2 curved patches and tack welded in place
All welded in place and ground smooth.
Careful measuring to cut and replace with new reproduction piece.
After 2 trimmings, spot weld in place.
Now to remove the outer skin
After several several trim and fit attempts, welded in place. Removed rust area above, will make a new piece from scratch.
transmission dipstick mounted to firewall, no clearance for the original.
steering u_joints routed
Plenty of clearance between manifold and steering shaft.
hood finally on and adjusted
bedliner sprayed on inner steps
22 foot piece of 2x4 tubing for flatbed framea lot of careful measuring and cutting
test bcut and bent a 2 ft for doing the corners
1 1/2 x 3 inch tubing for stake post holes with bar stock welded across bottom
first pocket completed, 7 more to go
bent and tack welded, now to make filler pieces tor top and bottom
rear corners done
Front corners done
First time out of shop in months